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Gateway MD7818u turns on but immediately shuts down no time to get to safe mode

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Sounds like you have damaged the CD player, get it tested by a Tech as they are replaceable.

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Yes you can... get yourself a USB2 TV card I can recommend the Pixelview Play TV Hybrid. I use this and it is great. Get Dscaler TV, and use that for the Analog TV and DVBviewer for DVB-T, Also if you have a dish, you can get Sat Receivers DVB-S, as well. Upgrade your RAM when doing so too, for best performance.

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If this message persists at each shutdown I suggest that you back up your data and get a new hard drive. Hard drives fail slowly, so you may still be able to squeeze out some life from the drive, but the bottom line is that you're playing russian roulette. It can go off when you least want it to.
After you get your critical data off the drive onto an external drive or burn them on a DVD, you can do a disk scan (Go to Windows Explorer, Right-click the hard drive, choose Tools and run the Scan Disk utility and have it check for errors. Or, you can also go to Start-Run, and type CMD and hit Enter in the small dialogue box. Then, in the new window type CHKDSK /f and hit Enter. This will scan and fix any errors it finds on the hard disk.
After you finish scanning you may want to check the mechanical parameters of the hard drive using a SMART Disk scanning utility eg. which is my favorite, but I have the full version, not the trial, but even this trial will do the job of notifying you if your hard drive has a mechanical problem or not.
If the ChkDsk utility finds problems and solves them, while the SMART scanner does not find any problems with your drive, then probably your hard drive only suffered from software-induced issues, and in this case you can relax and continue using the old hard drive, with regular monthly "CHKDSK /f" scans just to be on the safe side.

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download and install speedfan, you will be able to check your CPU temp. if it's not too hot, then it might be a power issue. Have you tried removing the battery for 30 mins, then trying it ?


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try rebooting tap the f8 and try repair your computer
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You operating system is corrupted. Your computer is fine. Open it in "Safe Mode" using a function key, "F" something. (You will have to look it up for e Gateway as they are different for different mfrs.) Select "Safe Mode with Networking." The computer should boot up for you, but the screen will be different. At START type in: "cmd" a new (backdoor) window will pop up. type in "chkdsk/f" exactly where the cursor lands you. Without quotation marks, of course. Let Microsoft repair the program for you as you wait. Be patient, it takes some time. Reboot afterwards and your PC should behave as normal.

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Windows sometimes automatically runs on safe mode if the computer was not shut down properly the last time it was used. There is no turning safe mode off, you just need to restart your computer and everything will be back to normal.

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If it is showing a blue scree of death (BSOD) and shuts down before you can read the error message try this:
Turn the computer off, then turn it on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFE MODE. Scroll down below Safe Mode and you will see an option to Disable Automatic Restart. Select it and reboot your machine. Next time it boots up you will be able to read the error message. You'll probably need a system disc or repair disc to fix the blue screen error message.

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1.Shut down your computer and start hitting F8 key (on the top line of the keyboard.) immediately (on the top line) up and down at least 20-30 times and choose "Last known Good configuration."
2.If this does not work, shut down your computer and restart the computer in the "safe mode with networking" option.
How to restart the computer in the safe mode with networking: As soon you restart the computer, start hitting F8 key immediately (on the top line of the keyboard.) up and down at least 20-30 times and choose safe mode with networking by using the up and down arrow key on the keyboard and hit enter twice.
2. If the computer restarts in the safe mode then, please follow these steps" a.Disable or unistall any anti-virus Norton Removal tool link: Mcafee removal tool link: malwarebytes and scan your computer.
c.cleanboot the computer.Please follow the Microsoft Link:
Restart the computer:

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Could be a few different possibilities-
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first thing i would do is to try booting the computer up into safe mode with networking. to do this:

Shut off your computer and turn it back on- immediately start pressing the F8 key repeatidly until you get an advance boot menu- then go to safe mode with networking and press enter on your keyboard- See if Windows operates normally while in safe mode- If so then issue is probably a Virus.

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